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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deer carcass found in Westridge driveway

A deer carcass was found Friday morning (April 24) in a driveway of a home in the 1100 block of Westridge Drive in Portola...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 25, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 1974 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Burglars heist $140K in property in West Menlo, Ladera

Burglars got away with jewelry, electronics and other items valued at $140,000 in two recent home burglaries in West Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by nneighbor, on Apr 25, 2015 at 6:56 am | 3 comments | 2285 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton talk: water-wise gardening in time of drought

Master gardener and landscape designer Julie Montanari recently gave an Earth Day talk in Atherton sharing some simple ways...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by American National Sprinkler & Lighting Co., on May 5, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 17 comments | 2945 Views

MENLO PARK

First person: Joy of connecting on Compassion Weekend

We were told not to come to our place of worship on that weekend. Instead, many of us (almost 4,000, I'm told) showed up...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by MarySue, on Apr 28, 2015 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 1615 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Jerry Hearn recognized as 'environmental hero'

Jerry Hearn, a longtime local environmental leader and resident of Los Trancos Woods, was recognized April 25 as an "environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Debbie Mytels, on Apr 27, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 2511 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Hillary Clinton to make fundraising stop in May

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Portola Valley for a campaign fundraising lunch on Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Clinton Derangement, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 11 comments | 2880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by John, on Apr 28, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 7 comments | 1966 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Council: Conserve water now or Portola Valley will miss target

New regulations and water conservation targets are expected to be adopted soon to deal with the drought. But Portola Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by John, on Apr 28, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 5 comments | 1730 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council and fire district hold joint meeting

Atherton's City Council and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board of directors will hold a joint meeting on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 1440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Hermosa Way heritage trees escape the ax

Two towering redwood trees at 1020 Hermosa Way escaped the ax after the Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission voted...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by I like trees, but . . ., on Apr 29, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 17 comments | 1822 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley pianist's Ensemble San Francisco performs Sunday

Ensemble San Francisco performs at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Christ Church, 815 Portola Road in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Driver struck in head with bicycle lock

A man driving along El Camino Real pulled over after a bicyclist threw something at the car, according to Menlo Park police,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 21 comments | 3773 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Cyclist injured in Portola Valley; blueprints stolen from Menlo Park office building

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/29/police-calls-blueprints-stolen-fr...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on May 10, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 11 comments | 2973 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 30, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley plans retaining wall to make cycling safer

Wooden boards and steel I-beams will be the construction materials for a 400-foot-long retaining wall intended to make cycling...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by cyclist/motorist/local, on May 4, 2015 at 6:30 am | 4 comments | 2214 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Shots fired at officers during police chase

Shots were fired at officers in the Willow Road area of Menlo Park during a police chase tonight. No officers were injured,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 4450 Views

MENLO PARK

Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1149 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's municipal trailer park on last legs

While Atherton may be known to outsiders as the community with the most expensive real estate in the country, it would be...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by No way more portables, on Apr 30, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

WOODSIDE

Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Atheists have a philosophical belief in common with the Rev. Ama Zenya, the interim head of the congregation at the Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Apr 30, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teens arrested in pistol-whipping, robbery

Two 18-year-olds and two juveniles were arrested for allegedly pistol-whipping and robbing a man in unincorporated Redwood...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views
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